Shawna Fermin Advances to World Junior T&F Championships




June 27, 2010

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago -- Washington State freshman Shawna Fermin earned a trip to the World Junior Championships next month after her runner-up finish in the Girls Under 20 400m dash at the NAAA/Sagicor Track & Field Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago Saturday.

Fermin, from Victorville, Calif., ran the 400m in a personal-record time of 54.41 seconds. She was competing for the Memphis Pioneers Track Club. Fermin will now compete at the 13th Annual IAAF World Junior Championships, July 19-25, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.

Sunday, at the USA Track & Field Outdoor Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, Trent Arrivey (senior, Woodinville, Wash.) did not clear the opening bar of 7-feet, 1/2 inch (2.15m) in the men's senior/open high jump.

 

 

                NAAA/SAGICOR TRACK& FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS 2010      HASELY CRAWFORD STADIUM PORT OF SPAIN T'DAD  - 6/25/2010 to 6/27/2010

Event 34  Girls Under 20 400 Meter Dash   Name                         Team                    Finals Finals  1 Sparkle MC Knight            Neon Trackers            54.05   React Time 0.182  2 Shawna Fermin                Memphis Pioneers         54.41   React Time 0.260  3 Alena Brooks                 Memphis Pioneers         54.59   React Time 0.152  4 Marissa Gale                 Air Bon Sonics           55.34   React Time 0.542  5 Chelsi Campbell              Memphis Pioneers         56.07   React Time 0.206 -- Jessica James                Neon Trackers               FS



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